7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour

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Trip Overview
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Trip Grade: Leisurely Plus
  • Trip Start and End: Paro to Paro
  • Trip Area: Paro, Thimpu, Punakha
  • Trip Style: Active/ Cultural Tour
  • Age Group: 7 or Above
  • Trip Type: Private and Group
  • Trip Method: Guided
  • Booking Type: Instant Booking
  • Best Season: All Season
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7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour lets you explore the culture, history and majestic landscapes of the kingdom of Bhutan. Visit the major cities of Thimphu, Paro and Punakha. Also, this tour includes the Bumdra Trek. Two days of Bumdra trekking lets you be a part of amazing landscapes in Bhutan. Despite being a small Himalayan country, Bhutan offers wonderful vistas, amazing and unique culture, architecture and traditions which are all worth exploring at least once your life. Snow-capped mountains, deep valleys, forests, grasslands, rivers and waterfalls can be an amazing retreat from your everyday life. The dzong architecture, monasteries, stupas and temples are great places to learn and explore the philosophy, religion and culture of Bhutanese people. 

Bhutan Tour with Bumdra Trek starts from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. There are many historical sites and monuments such as Memorial Chorten, Tashichho Dzong and Kunselcholing Viewpoint, built on the ruins of Kuensel Phodrang on a hilltop. Dzongs are fortresses that are now used as administrative offices and schools. In the dzongs of Bhutan, there are amazing paintings, artefacts and architecture that have been preserved for years. You will then visit Punakha and Paro. During the tour, witness a plethora of mesmerizing views, from many viewpoints along the way. You will visit lots of dzongs and monasteries in major cities and along the way. They will give you better insight into the unique and spectacular architecture that represents Vajrayana Buddhism. 

The magical Bhutan Tour with Bumdra Trek package also gives you the experience of trekking in the serene landscapes of the Himalayas. The trek to Bumdra Monastery and Tiger’s Nest Monastery provides a hypnotizing view of the snow-capped mountains and other landscapes like the Paro Valley. It is also a great opportunity to interact with local people and explore their lifestyle. 2 days of hiking and one night spent in the Bumdra Monastery will take let you experience the country of Thunder Dragon from the closest perspective. 

While taking the Bhutan Tour with Bumdra Trek, you can enjoy the festivals and rituals of the Bhutanese people. The prayer flags hanging above, the rich and vibrant streets, people in their traditional dresses, chants and mantras and the mesmerizing views of the landscapes are what make the Bhutan Tour experience unforgettable. 

7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour Highlights

  • A scenic flight covered with mountains towards the Paro airport
  • Explore Motithang Takin Preserve and see the national animal of Bhutan
  • Reach Kunselcholing Viewpoint to get amazing views of Thimphu Valley
  • Visit Tashichho Dzong, Centenary Farmers Market and Memorial Chorten
  • National Folk Heritage Museum, National Textile Museum and Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory
  • Reach Dochula Pass at 3,080 meters with views of Masagang, Tsendagang, Gangkar plenum (the highest peak in Bhutan), etc.
  • Visit Punakha Dzong and explore the beauty of Khamsum Yuley Temple
  • See Bumthang valley and explore Tamzhing Goemba, Kurjey Lhakhang with Guru
  • Explore Gangtey Goemba sitting atop a hill, an excellent example of Tibetan architecture
  • Get to Paro Dzong built with stones and government centre of Paro and explore Ta Dzong, a watchtower serving as a National Museum of Bhutan holding several artefacts and art pieces
  • Hike to the Bumdra Monastery and enjoy the amazing views along the way
  • Trek to Taktsang Monastery while returning from Bumdra Monastery.
  • Visit Dumtse Lhakhang and Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, the oldest temple in Bhutan
  • Enjoy amazing natural beauty and picturesque landscapes throughout the tour 

Amazing Landscapes

Bhutan is the Himalayan Kingdom surrounded by various snow-capped mountains. The Bhutan Tour also offers amazing views of lush forests, rivers, deep valleys, and waterfalls. Witness mountains such as Masagang (7,158m), Tsendagang (6,960m), Terigang (7,060m ), Jejegangphugang (7,158 m ), Kangphugang (7,170 m ), Zongphugang (7, 060 m ), Gangkhar Puensum (7,570 m) and many other peaks from the various viewpoints along the tour. Bumdra Trek is the best way to behold the amazing landscapes of Bhutan. Dochula Pass, Tiger’s Nest Monastery and Bumdra Monastery are some of the best viewpoints in Bhutan.


Thimphu is the capital city of Bhutan and home of many ancient sites and monuments. One of the major sites is Tashichho Dzong, which is a combination of temples and shrines. Administrative and religious activities are conducted in the dzongs of Bhutan. Tashichho also houses the office of the King of Bhutan. 

Memorial Chorten is another beautiful and major tourist site in Bhutan built in the memory of late King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck. There are many paintings, statues and artefacts representing the history, culture and religion of Bhutan. Apart from the major dzongs, there is the National Museum and papermaking factory where you can observe the ancient art of papermaking. You will also visit the local market where local people sell handmade products. Thimphu is an amazing place to learn many things about Bhutan.


On the way to Punakha from Thimphu, you will encounter Dochula Pass from where you will get the amazing view of the landscapes and Druk Wangyal Lhakhang Temple. In Punakha, you can visit Punakha Dzong which was built as the fort but later used for religious and administrative purposes. There is a suspension bridge over the Pho Chhu River which also is an amazing viewpoint to behold the view. Punakha is the home of Khamsum Yuley Temple built by Queen Mother of the 5th King. You can explore the culture, paintings, artefacts and history of Bhutan in the dzongs and temples of Punakha. The prayer flags and the vibrant streets of Punakha make this city amazing. 


Paro is one of the major cities in Bhutan that let you explore the amazing paintings, artefacts, culture, history and art of Bhutan. You will explore Kyichu Lhakhang which is the oldest temple of Bhutan. There are dzongs such as Paro Dzong, Ta Dzong, Drukgyal Dzong etc where you will learn about Vajrayana Buddhism and traditions derived from it. There are statues and paintings in the dzongs. You can also visit some nearest viewpoints around Paro to get amazing views of the surrounding landscapes and the Paro Valley itself.

People and Culture 

Bhutan is an isolated country that fosters its exotic and unique culture. Vajrayana Buddhism also is known as Tantric Buddhism which is the dominant religion of Bhutanese people.  You can find monasteries and dzong structures almost everywhere you go. Dzongs are the brilliant architecture unique to this country. Dzongs, stupas, monasteries, prayer flags and mythical paintings will make you feel like you are in some mythical place. You can see people on the streets in their traditional attire such as Gho and Kira and monks in red robes. 8 days of Bhutan tour will let you experience their tradition and lifestyle.

Bumdra Monastery and Tiger’s Nest Monastery

The Bumdra Trek is part of the majestic Bhutan Tour package. It is a two-day trek to Bumdra Monastery and back from Paro. It is a moderately difficult trail that lets you experience the best of Bhutan's landscapes. You can witness amazing mountain ranges, lowlands covered in greeneries, waterfalls and rivers. Apart from the views, you will get to visit temples and monasteries such as Tiger’s Nest Monastery, where Guru Rinpoche had meditated, Bumdra Monastery, and awe-inspiring caves. The view of Paro Valley looks amazing from the top. You will spend the night at Bumdra Monastery and visit Tiger’s Nest Monastery while returning back. 

7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1:Arrival in Paro and Drive to Thimphu
  • Day 2:Sightseeing around Thimphu
  • Day 4:Punakha to Paro 
  • Day 5:Bumdra Trek 
  • Day 6:Bumdra Trek Contd.
  • Day 7:Sightseeing in Paro
  • Day 8:Departure

Day 1:Arrival in Paro and Drive to Thimphu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsLunch and Dinner

After completing your scenic mountain flight, you will arrive at Pato International Airport. Our representatives will be already there to pick you up. You will then have a ride to Thimpu. While having a scenic ride, you will get some time to acclimatize yourself in the environment of Bhutan. Upon your arrival in Thimpu, you will check into a hotel and relax. In the evening, you can set out to explore Thimphu.

Day 2:Sightseeing around Thimphu

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

You will have a full day sightseeing at Thimphu. Your first step will be the Heritage Museum where you will get to explore ancient rural household artifacts. Then you will go to the Textile Museum where you will witness the art of traditional weaving. After spending some time in museums, you will go to visit the largest Dzong. From Thimphu Dzong, you will then go to explore National Memorial Chorten which was built in honor of late King Jigme Dorze. While visiting the dzongs and museums, you will have better insight into the culture, tradition, and history of Bhutan. You will also visit the papermaking factory where you will witness the art of papermaking. Your last destination of the day will be Simkotha Dzong, the oldest fortress of Bhutan.

Day 4:Punakha to Paro 

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

Next day, you will have a scenic ride Punakha to Paro. In 4 hours of drive, you will enjoy the stunning view of the landscapes, rivers and forest. You will also encounter Simtokha Dzong along the way. When you arrive at Paro, you will check into a hotel and take rest for a while. You will then spend the day sightseeing in Paro. You will first visit Paro Dzong which is also known as Rinpung dzong. You will explore the paintings, architectures and artefacts there. It is also an administrative centre. Then you will visit Ta Zong which was built as watchtower but later converted to the National Museum. You can explore historical artefacts and paintings here.

Day 5:Bumdra Trek 

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

Your Bumdra trek journey starts from Paro with the drive to Sang Chorkhor. After gathering at Campus, the trek will begin. You will have to ascend the ridge for about 1-2 hours. From the top, the views of the prayer flags, Paro and Do Chhu valley look amazing. Walking further about an hour, you will reach the Chhoe Tse Lhakhang temple which is situated at the side of the mountain. You will further ascend the trail you will encounter ancient forest. Walking past the forest you will reach the sacred Chhorten and Bumdra monastery. The view of snowcapped mountains, landscapes, and Paro looks amazing from here. You will spend the rest of the day enjoying the view and exploring the monastery. However, you also can have an optional walk to the peak which is at the elevation of 4000 m. You will spend the night at the monastery.

Day 6:Bumdra Trek Contd.

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

After having breakfast at the serene environment, you will descend back to the valley. You will cross pine and rhododendron forests while walking down the trail. You will then take a different route to go to Tiger’s Nest Monastery crossing the gardens of Sangtopelri. It is one of the most important sites in Bhutan. It is said that Guru Rinpoche had come here riding the back of a tiger and meditated for years. You can explore the monastery, the paintings, caves, and arts. You will get an amazing view of the surrounding from here. You will then descend to the Paro valley.

Day 7:Sightseeing in Paro

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBLD

After waking up in the beautiful Paro valley, you can set out to visit the National Museum preserving various Bhutanese artifacts and art. Rinpung Dzong is the administrative and monastic center of Paro with the office of district administrative head and judge. You can visit this Dzong and learn more about Bhutanese art and architecture. Later, you can visit the Ruins of Drukgyel Dzong lying in the north of Paro. It lies in a beautiful location surrounded by mountain views, greeneries, and natural beauty. Later in the evening, you can walk around the valley, learn about the lifestyle of local people or just enjoy the isolated beauty of Bhutan.

Day 8:Departure

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

Your Bhutan Trip concludes here. You will be driven to Paro International Airport after breakfast for your flight. We will wish you farewell there and you will go to your next destination or home.

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What's Included

  • Meals: 
    7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 7 Dinners
  • Accommodation: 
    3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu for 7 nights
  • Transportation:   
    All land transportation with pickups and drops
    An experienced driver and a private vehicle
  • Guides and Porters:
    A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
  • Entry Fees and Permits:
    Visas for Bhutan
    All entry fees and permits
    Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges
  • Miscellaneous: 
    Mineral bottled water
    Set of traditional costume (to be returned at the end of your stay)

What's not Included

  • Flight to/from Bhutan (assistance can be provided)
  • Travel Insurance (assistance can be provided)
  • Meals at any other restaurants than the designated ones
  • Any upgrade in accommodation and services
  • Items of a personal nature (drinks, chocolates, desserts, etc.)
  • Tips for the guide and driver


  • No, according to the tourism policy of Bhutan independent travel is not allowed in Bhutan, You should go through the regestered tour agency with trek guide.

  • No, the insurance will not be covered by the price you pay for the package. You will have to cover your insurance independently.

  • Yes, you can customize the itinerary according to the duration of your stay in Bhutan and your preferences. Inform us before persuing the trip for tailor-made itinerary.

  • Bhutan is known as Last Shangri- La on earth. Being the happiest nation with least violence, it is the safest destination to travel. Apart from that, your safety is our first concern. So, you can be worry-free while travelling to Bhutan.

  • It depends upon how long you will stay in Bhutan. Your accommodation and the transportation will be covered by your package price. You need extra money to buy local handicrafts and souvenirs. So, you have to decide how much you are willing to spend on those things. As all the basic things are covered by the package, you can travel Bhutan even with a little extra money. We recommend you to bring money in USD to by the souvenirs.

7 Nights 8 Days Bhutan Tour Reviews

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  • William A. Grafton
    William A. GraftonMay 13, 2019

    Amazing Bhutan Tour

    Our 10 days of Bhutan tour went amazing.  Bhutan was a beautiful country with spectacular landscapes. We visited lots of dzong and monasteries and got to learn a lot about their religion and culture. The people and their culture was fascinating to observe. I loved everything about Bhutan. The trip was well managed and our guide was amazing too!

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